Kevin Hart is definitely moving to his own drum beat and masterfully creating a life punctuated by moments when he intentionally stops his ‘mountain climb’ to simply enjoy the view. One of these “stops” occurred five days before the January 15th U.S release of Ride Along 2 when the amazing Hart takes his 21+ million Facebook fans on a 20+ minute journey behind-the-scenes at the 2016 Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, CA. With his beautiful fiancée, Eniko Parrish, by his side, Kevin Hart reminds us of why he is one of the funniest guys in the world. He comically engages Hollywood heavyweights Melissa McCarthy (Spy, The Heat), Al Rocker, Taraji P. Henson (Baby Boy, Empire, Think Like a Man), Steve Carell (The Office, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), Jamie Foxx, Will Smith, Channing Tatum (Dear John, White house Down), and fans as he talks not wearing socks (to the Golden Globes), long dresses (McCarthy’s), and shamelessly plugs his upcoming move – the ride along was appreciated by his fans.
Hart’s mountain climb is continuous as the Philadelphia, PA native stays focused, humbled, and ever so true to himself. The climb is also continuous as he remains intent on keeping us laughing whether on stage or in blockbuster movies such as Think Like a Man, The Wedding Ringer, Along Came Polly, The 40-Year Old Virgin, Little Fockers, and This Is the End. On June 17th, audiences get to see Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson in the American action comedy film, Central Intelligence, where he plays a mild-mannered accountant who is lured into the world of international espionage. You gotta check out the trailer. A few weeks later, in The Secret Life of Pets (July 8th release) directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax) and Yarrow Cheney (Despicable Me), he will be the voice of Snowball. In this 3D computer animated comedy, he is an adorable white bunny intent on building an army of abandoned pets to take revenge on all happy-owned pets and their owners. We’re making it easy for you – check out the trailer right here. In Captain Underpants (release date December 31, 2017), he will be the voice of George Beard, one of the pranksters in the popular children novel series. See? Intent on keeping us laughing.
As busy as he is working on movie sets, preparing for his global tour, and motivating others to get or stay healthy, he is just as busy promoting his projects. We’re still trying to figure out how he does it all. Perhaps it’s his focus on staying fit.
“Why not be the best version of myself possible?” – @KevinHart4Real #TrainWithHart #TodayIGetStronger https://t.co/SVl5YqAoA8
— Nike Training (@NikeTraining) January 12, 2016
Perhaps it’s his humility. Perhaps it’s his desire to motivate others. BTW, congratulations on your partnership with Nike and being the first actor to have your own CrossFit shoes Kevin! Check out the announcement on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon!
Oh, and by the by, the shoes are called Hustle Hart’s. Perhaps it’s his drive. We’re working on interviewing him and will definitely ask him what his balancing-formula is for doing all these amazing things. And, let’s not forget that he’s a daddy and in the midst of planning a wedding. Oh wait, we did hear that he’s turning that completely over to his lovely bride-to-be. We digress though! Despite being insanely busy, he still brings that smile and laugh that is so Kevin while on the promotional trail and to his social media platforms. It’s hard to miss the smile and laugh even through social media. Say it ain’t so? LOL
With almost 40 movies under his belt, Hart continues to explore his acting and voice-over skills while still performing in sold-out arenas such as with his highly successful domestic What Now tour last year. We had the pleasure of attending the June 12, 2015 Atlanta after-party, at Suite Lounge, which was packed with celebrities and industry folks. In attendance were Jamie Foxx, Comedian Rodney Perry (Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family, co-host of The Monique Show), Deon Cole (Blackish), Big Tigger, Mama Cash, and a slew of other A-listers. The following night, we attended one of his sold-out shows in the 18,238-capacity Phillips arena. To be a part of the experience where everyone laughed, the.entire.time, was simply amazing. It was also a joy to watch him try to not laugh at some of his own jokes and, of course, at the end of the show when he humbly thanked the sold-out house for our steadfast support and love.
Those attending shows on the international leg of the tour which is set to kick-off on January 20, 2016 in Manchester, England at the Manchester Arena are sure to have a fantastic time. Click here to see dates and get tickets. Those who can’t make it to a show, can wait until October for his What Now movie. Check out the teaser above. Be sure to check out one or all of his upcoming movies starting with Ride Along 2, where he reunites with his friend and partner of laughs, Ice Cube, this Friday. Basically, follow Kevin’s lead – laugh and take out time to enjoy the scene from your mountain climb.